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European Radiology

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 236–238 | Cite as

Arteriovenous fistula of the internal mammary artery (combat injury): transcatheter intravascular coil occlusion

  • B. Radanović
  • S. Ŝimunić
  • B. B. Oberman
  • B. Jernej
  • I. Tonković
  • Z. Kruzić
Interventional radiology Case Report

Abstract

A case of arteriovenous fistula of the left internal mammary artery occluded by Gianturco coil is reported. A 26-year-old male suffered multiple explosive injuries. Right heart failure developed postoperatively. Digital subtraction angiography demonstrated arteriovenous fistulas between the left internal mammary artery and left subclavian and innominate veins. Considering previous multiple surgical interventions and severe general condition of the patient, both arteriovenous fistulas were successfully occluded by transcatheter placement of a Gianturco coil.

Key words

Arteriovenous fistula Subclavian vein Catheterization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Radanović
    • 1
  • S. Ŝimunić
    • 1
  • B. B. Oberman
    • 1
  • B. Jernej
    • 1
  • I. Tonković
    • 2
  • Z. Kruzić
    • 2
  1. 1.Clinical Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional RadiologyUniversity of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Clinical Hospital Center REBROZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Clinic of Surgery, Department of Vascular SurgeryUniversity of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Clinical Hospital Center REBROZagrebCroatia

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